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Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney

42 Parramatta Rd, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales 2130 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 26/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 26/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


Marco Polo Motor Inn offers budget 3 1/2 star accommodations conveniently located half way between Sydney City CBD and Olympic Park at Homebush.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Coffee shop
Children's television networks
Car hire
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Secured parking
Snack bar
Vending machine
Taxi service
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Hindi, Vietnamese
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Cherie W wrote a review Mar 2022
8 contributions5 helpful votes
I recently stayed here with my husband and young son. I have given it a 1 star rating for the ease of parking, friendly management and location. Sadly that’s all it has going for it. Yes it’s a budget hotel, however I still expected some services. The building is pretty run down, however this wasn’t the issue. The room wasn’t warm or welcoming for a family. Tiles on the floors, not great when you have a toddler who likes to play on the floor. The room was dirty, someone else’s soap in the bathroom and signs of mould in the bathrooms. Sheets didn’t fit the beds and came off during the night. If you stay here, don’t expect a good nights sleep, as the lights from outside shine through the old 80s style glass above the entrance doors. Also don’t expect your room to be serviced. After discovering the room wasn’t serviced the first day, we asked for fresh towels and requested our room to be on the service list for the following day. No problems was the response. However the next day came and again no service was done. WIFI also did not work. The other guests also made me feel uneasy. Do not recommend for a family or for more than a quick overnight stay. Faulty towers came to my mind!
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Parking was great, especially if you have a trailer. Don’t expect serviced rooms or WiFI Close...
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T Bee wrote a review Dec 2021
Melbourne, Australia10 contributions5 helpful votes
Booked six nights, left after three nights due to non-functioning aircon and the diarrhoea that resulted from the extremely humid conditions (my body becomes more sensitive to different foods i humid heat). I also got migraines (very rare for me) and had to spend money on fans. I was not the only customer who had been placed in a room with a faulty aircon. The smarmy manager kept saying, 'We've asked the technician to come, but he is really busy'. This is no excuse. Happy guests are always better than angry guests. Fix the aircons before taking bookings. Even Sydney hostels supply each room with fans. And this hotel didn't supply me a fan until it was too late (I had decided to leave for home early). I left a letter to the manager asking for a refund and have received nothing (of course). The hotel and the manager is the epitome of Sydney greed and cheating guests of basic confort and their hard-earned money. DO NOT STAY HERE
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled
Response from , Owner at Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney
Responded 12 Mar 2022
During the Covid and Christmas seasons, there were few air conditioning contractors available, either because they were hesitant to work or because they were overworked During your check-in, the manager gave you a complimentary upgrade to a deluxe room without knowing that the air conditioning was faulty that day. Please accept his deepest apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. On the second day, the situation was brought to the manager's attention. He offered you another room right away. You turned down the offer. However, he did leave a fan outside your door. Before giving a refund, the manager and staff must take specific actions. You did not call or text him in response to his request. Finally, due to the covid period, he decided to reimburse your money. Throughout the process, he has demonstrated compassion and provided the finest possible service to his guests. Warm regards, Management Marco Polo Motor inn Sydney
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EdwinaKeelan wrote a review Aug 2021
Sydney, Australia5 contributions
The staff asks if I needed help and are kind and friendly sincere Enjoyed coming and going as I please from my hotel room I love the lighting in my room it feels like a night out in the club My it’s giving me ideas on my home decor ideas
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled
Graham734 wrote a review Mar 2020
Grenfell, Australia53 contributions4 helpful votes
The young man in reception is an absolute credit to your business It was absolutely lovely arriving to such a warm welcome after such a long drive. Room 102 was wonderful You have done a wonderful job at refurbishing the room and it was nice to see how it was presented. The lights that changed colour in our room were amazing. We have stayed at Marco Polo Motor Inn for over 25 years and have seen three different business owners during this time and We thank you for your hospitality. Regards Paula
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled
Kevin J wrote a review Mar 2020
Newcastle, Australia3 contributions3 helpful votes
Older style but very clean and tidy. bed was very comfortable free parking excellent location friendly service. I have stayed here a couple of times comfortable venue easy to get to and 10 min to city. If you’re not fast about older style and then stay here for budget accommodation in the heart of Sydney.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Frequently Asked Questions about Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney
Which popular attractions are close to Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney?
Nearby attractions include Troll Tours (1.1 km), The Temperance Society (0.6 km), and Ashfield Park (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and dry cleaning.
Which room amenities are available at Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney?
Guests can enjoy a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney?
Conveniently located restaurants include One Penny Red, Bistro Cocotte, and La Disfida.
Is Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Summer Hill.
Are any cleaning services offered at Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, Hindi, and Vietnamese.
Are there any historical sites close to Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Chinese Garden of Friendship (5.7 km), State Theatre (6.3 km), and St. Mary's Cathedral (6.8 km).